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Argentina

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Senate

This is a bicameral parliament. Switch to theChamber of Deputies

Electoral system

Rules concerning the right to vote and to stand for election, and details of the electoral system for directly-elected chambers.

Eligibility and voting

Minimum age of eligibility The minimum age to become a member of parliament may be different for each chamber of bicameral parliaments. The age of eligibility is often higher than the minimum age for voting.
Minimum age for voting in parliamentary elections What is the minimum age for voting in parliamentary elections?
Not applicable. Members of this parliament/chamber are not directly elected.
No
Compulsory voting Voting is compulsory in some countries. People who do not vote without reasonable justification may face sanctions.
Yes, only for certain people
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Notes
Voting is compulsory between the ages of 18 and 70, with certain exceptions (illness and excessive distance from polling stations).

Electoral system for directly elected chambers

Electoral system
Proportional representation
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Electoral system sub-categories
List Proportional Representation (List PR)
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